Day 01 : Arrival – Hanoi city
On arrival in Hanoi you will be met by our driver and transferred to your hotel. After booking into your hotel you can relax and enjoy the rest of the day as free time, to explore your surrounds by yourself.
Included: Transfer to your hotel, hotel tariff and a city map
Day 02 : Hanoi city tour (B, L, D )
After breakfast at your hotel, our tour guide will pick you up, and the day tour begins with a visit to Tran Quoc Pagoda. Next we will visit the Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, (Ho’s final resting place), the Ho Chi Minh Museum and the iconic One Pillar Pagoda. Moving on we will visit the Temple of Literature, the first University in Vietnam, built in 1070, before enjoying a traditional lunch that will be served in a Vietnamese Restaurant
After lunch we take in the Ethnology Museum, that offers informative and well-documented displays on the country’s 54 ethnic minority groups, including elaborate and colorful hill-tribe costumes, weaving designs, musical instruments, fishing implements, work tools and other functional objects. The display continues on to the garden outside, with fascinating examples of housing from the King’s to the those of the ethnic groups from the Central Highlands.
About 4pm visit the bustling Dong Xuan Market, then enjoy a traditional Water Puppet Show before enjoying your dinner.
Included: All transportation, the Hotel tariff, tour guide, all entrance fees, meals and the Water Puppet Show.
Day 03: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY – VONG VIENG VILLAGE (B, L/D)
8:15am: Pick up from your hotel and depart for Halong City through the countryside, farmlands and Red River Delta.
10:15am: Stopover on the way for a refreshment and toilet break
12:30pm: Arrive at Hon Gai habour – next to Baitho mountain, check–in on the Legacy Cruise and welcome drinks will be served.
1:00pm: Lunch is served while we begin cruising through the Bai Tu Long Bay.
3:30pm: Rowing in a small local bamboo boat or kayak (around 1 hour) to visit Vong Vieng floating fishing village. Our guide will give you some information and interesting facts about this fascinating village and its local community.
4:30pm: Return to the Legacy Cruise, cruising to the tranquil waters of Drum cave for overnight docking.
Time for a relaxing afternoon, make the most of sunbathing on deck
Enjoy the small party with fresh fruit and Vietnamese tea, and join a cooking class
7:00pm: Dinner is served in the restaurant.
9:00pm: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar, dancing, karaoke; watch a movie or ẹnjoy night fishing… Relax and spend a romantic night on board
DAY 4: HALONG – BAI TU LONG BAY – HANOI (B/L)
Start your day with Tai Chi exercises on the sundeck, or enjoy a photo hunt.
7:00am: Breakfast, coffee and tea are served.
8:00am: Visit splendid Surprise Cave (Sung Sot), a highlight of your cruise.
9:30am: Return to the Legacy boat. Take time to refresh and relax before checking out of your cabin.
Continue cruising through the waters and pass by a number of caves including Trong (Drum) cave, Dong Tien (Fairy) lake, Man’s head islet, Yen Ngua (saddle) mountain…
10:45am: An early lunch is served.
12:00pm: Arrive back to the pier, and its time to say goodbye to the crew. Your driver will meet you at the dock and take you to Hanoi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Included: Road transfer, tour guide, junk cruise, kayaking, breakfast, lunch and all entrance fees.
Day 5: Hanoi – Depature ( B )
After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy free time until your transfer to Noi Bai airport for your onward flight.